Wellington surf/garage rock and roll band Tigers Of The Sea will be hitting the road with Portlandian surf rockers Guantanamo Baywatch this October.
Joining the bands at Whammy Bar will be Auckland's sing along party sweethearts Dad Jokes and at Valhalla the esoteric Surf Trash threesome Tape Wolves.
Last year when Guantanamo Baywatch made their debut visit to Australia, they solidified their reputation for loose and wild shows. Their renegade energy and “don’t give a shit” ‘tude left a trail of new and old followers, broken hearts and a mountain of empty beer bottles in their wake. This time the band promise to bring all that plus more to New Zealand on the back of their Australian tour dates.
With a knack for serving up legit surf, while fucking with various sub-genres, the trio of guitarist Jason Powell, bassist Chevelle Wiseman and the happiest drummer we’ve ever seen live, Chris Scott, will unleash their newly inducted second guitarist, Jordan Owens on their fans.
Thursday 6th October: Whammy Bar, Auckland - w/ Tigers Of The Sea and Dad Jokes
Friday 7th October: Yot Club, Raglan - w/ Tigers Of The Sea
Saturday 8th October: Valhalla, Wellington - w/ Tigers Of The Sea and Tape Wolves
Tickets via Under The Radar and in-store at Flying Out (Auckland) or Slow Boat Records/RPM (Wellington)
Rock n Roll Consciousness, the new album by Thurston Moore, is set for release on April 28th on Caroline International (via Universal Music New Zealand). The album was recorded with producer Paul Epworth (Adele, The Pop Group) at The Church studios in Crouch End, London and mixed by Randall Dunn (Marissa Nadler, Earth) at Avast! in Seattle, Washington.
The Jean-Paul Sartre Experience will play a one off-show, Saturday 22nd April at the newly refurbished Hollywood Theatre in Avondale to commemorate their friend and band mate Jim Laing.
Sun Kil Moon’s will play their first show in New Zealand in nearly a decade at The Tuning Fork on 28 May, 2017.
Two of New Zealand’s indie rock heavyweights have joined forces again for a short tour over the coming Queens Birthday weekend.
As the powerhouse guitarist for inarguably one of the most important progressive rock bands ever, Steve Hackett has been a guiding influence for musicians and guitarists for over 40 years.
By Poppy Tohill
When I sat down with Australian rockers The Delta Riggs lead singer, Elliot Hammond and bassist Michael Tramonte (Monte) all I knew them for was the fact that Elliot thinks he’s Noel Gallagher and they ruin people’s nights, but as we delve deeper into a fantastically, strange conversation I discovered that the people who say such things are false.
To mark 30 years since the release of U2’s fifth studio album The Joshua Tree, an anniversary edition of the seminal record will be released by Island Records on 2nd June 2017.
Imagine Dragons wants to collaborate with YOU on their next music video!
As we, the Rock and Roll fans of New Zealand come down from our collective high of a massive summer touring circuit and yet another incredible Homegrown, BV Entertainment has made it their business to keep this party going for a little bit longer still.
The stone-hard riffing machine that is Endless Boogie return to NZ in April for one Auckland show at the Tuning Fork on Sunday 23rd April.